Find out more about the greatest British Civil Engineers, including Isambard Kingdom Brunel, George Stephenson, David Brewster, Robert Stephenson and Joseph Bazalgette.
Isambard Kingdom BrunelIsambard Kingdom Brunel
09 April 1806
Civil Engineer
George StephensonGeorge Stephenson
09 June 1781
Father of Railways

John SmeatonJohn Smeaton
08 June 1724
Civil Engineer

Thomas BrasseyThomas Brassey
07 November 1805
Civil Engineer

William MulhollandWilliam Mulholland
11 September 1855
Civil engineer

Joseph BazalgetteJoseph Bazalgette
28 March 1819
Architect, Civil engineer, Engineer
Robert StephensonRobert Stephenson
16 October 1803
Engineer, Civil engineer, Politician

Hugh LoftingHugh Lofting
14 January 1886

David BrewsterDavid Brewster
11 December 1781
Botanist, Civil engineer, Physicist, Engineer,
Nicholas Ridley, Baron Ridley of LiddesdaleNicholas Ridley, Baron Ridley of Liddesdale
17 February 1929

John Loudon McAdamJohn Loudon McAdam
21 September 1756
Civil engineer, Engineer
William John Macquorn RankineWilliam John Macquorn Rankine
05 July 1820
Engineer, Physicist, Civil engineer, University

Joseph BramahJoseph Bramah
13 April 1748
Civil engineer, Engineer

Osborne ReynoldsOsborne Reynolds
23 August 1842
Physicist, Civil engineer, Engineer

Sir John Fowler, 1st BaronetSir John Fowler, 1st Baronet
15 July 1817
Civil engineer

John ByJohn By
07 August 1779
Military Engineer
William FairbairnWilliam Fairbairn
19 February 1789
Civil engineer

James B. FrancisJames B. Francis
18 May 1815
Civil engineer

George GroveGeorge Grove
13 August 1820

James Henry GreatheadJames Henry Greathead
06 August 1844
Civil Engineer
George Robert StephensonGeorge Robert Stephenson
20 October 1819
Civil Engineer

John HawkshawJohn Hawkshaw
09 April 1811
Civil engineer
Dud DudleyDud Dudley
1600 AD

William LindleyWilliam Lindley
07 September 1808

Thomas TredgoldThomas Tredgold
22 August 1788
Benjamin BakerBenjamin Baker
31 March 1840
Civil Engineer

William NicholsonWilliam Nicholson
13 December 1753
Chemist and inventor
Hubert Shirley-SmithHubert Shirley-Smith
13 October 1901

Donald BaileyDonald Bailey
15 September 1901
Civil engineer

Joshua FieldJoshua Field
1786 AD
Civil engineer
Sir Gilbert RobertsSir Gilbert Roberts
18 February 1899
Civil engineer